November 16, 2014

Reading 2 Timothy 2:20-25 (NRSV) If you were a household container of some sort, what would you be? A special serving dish brought out for company? The coffee pot used every day? A recycling bin? A grocery bag? Today’s reading identifies household containers as an analogy to service in God’s house. If we cleanse ourselves … Continue reading November 16, 2014

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October 20, 2013

Reading 2 Timothy 4: 1-5; Jeremiah 31: 31-34 (NRSV) Each of today’s readings foretell a future time. The letter to Timothy says, “the time is coming.” The prophet Jeremiah says, “The days are surely coming.” Is this future something to fear or something to hope for? Maybe some of both. Both readings assume that we … Continue reading October 20, 2013